Award-winning author, screenwriter, and journalist Stephen Harrigan is Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio. Harrigan is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including "The Gates of the Alamo," a New York Times bestseller and the recipient of the Spur Award for the best Novel of the West. "Remember Ben Clayton" also won the Spur Award, as well as the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians for best historical novel. "The Eye of the Mammoth," a career-spanning collection of Harrigan's essays, was published in 2013 by the University of Texas Press.
Steve Harrigan is also an award-winning screenwriter who has written many movies for television. A longtime contributor to Texas Monthly, Steve’s articles and essays have appeared in a wide range of publications. Also a Faculty Fellow at the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas and a founding member of the Texas Book Festival and of Capital Area Statues, Inc., Stephen Harrigan has been selected to write the initial title in an ambitious 16-volume history of Texas – tagged "The Texas Bookshelf" -- to be published by the University of Texas Press. He and his wife Sue Ellen live in Austin.
Host and Producer of Rag Radio: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and Co-Producer: Tracey Schulz. Rag Radio (koop.org/ragradio) is produced in the studios of KOOP 91.7-FM, an all-volunteer, cooperatively-run community radio station in Austin, Texas, in association with The Rag Blog (theragblog.blogspot.com) and the New Journalism Project, a Texas 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The show is broadcast (and streamed) live Fridays, 2-3 p.m. (Central) on KOOP, and is rebroadcast and streamed on WFTE-FM in Mt. Cobb and Scranton, PA., Sundays at 10 a.m. (Eastern time) and on Houston Pacifica's KPFT HD-3 90.1 on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. (Central). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Running time: 45:24.